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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • RP Funding Center -The RP Funding Center - 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815

    Please join us for the 2019 Publix Annual Supplier Meeting

    Hosted by the Florida GMR

    Tuesday, May 7th

    It will be an exciting meeting this year as we will hear from eight presenters from Publix. 

    Mix and mingle as you enjoy our GMR Café breakfast stations before presentations by our Publix guest speakers:

     Dave Bornmann - Senior Vice President

    Paul Kalinowski - Senior Director of Supply Chain Planning & Procurement

    Brad Oliver - Vice President of Product Business Development for Dry Grocery & Non-Foods

    Donna Toy - Business Development Director of Dry Grocery

    James Lucas - Busines Development Director of Refrigerated & Frozen CPG

    Chris Haake - Director of Grocery Retail Support

    Karen Hall - Director of Emerging Business & Private Brands

    Greg Toy - Business Development Director of DSD Grocery

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    7:00AM - Registration

    7:30AM - 8:45AM - Breakfast in the GMR Café

    9:00AM - Publix Presentation in the Youkey Theatre

    11:30AM - Adjourned

    Attire: Business Casual 

    Cost: $210

    (Includes required GMR membership.)

    Your membership will be activated after registration is completed. 

     If you have already renewed your membership, you will be given the option to pay $130 for the Annual Supplier Meeting only.

    *For name and company inclusion in the 2019 GMR Trade Directory publication, you must be registered by April 9th.

    For questions, contact Tracy Korb at or (727) 458-2767

    Deadline to register is May 1st. 

    Note: No refunds will be given after 5:00 PM EST May 1st.


    • Thursday, June 13, 2019
    • Saturday, June 15, 2019

    Though not officially sponsored by Florida GMR, we would like to make you aware of this opportunity.

    Blue and Orange Tarpon Tournament Flyer.pdf

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